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  • Tags: Martin Luther King Jr.

b8f59a - Jack the Rapper cover - MLK Rememberance - Jan 11, 1989.jpg
Box 8 Folder 59: "Moving along to folder 60 is a piece from… anyways…. Alright and this is… this has a two copies as well as the original issue of Jack the Rapper. This came out in January 11, 1989, Issue #666, America’s oldest largest circulated…

b5f22a - Church fan with Martin Luther King - 1968.jpg
Box 5 Folder 22: "This is folder 22 which is a fan depicting the life of Dr. Martin Luther King from his birth in 1929 to his death in 1968. On the back once again, these were put out by Epp’s Jewelers, also advertising WJLD and WENN as outlets for…

b4f20a - WENN sponsored photo of Martin Luther King, Jr - 1963.jpg
Box 4 Folder 20: "Ok, we are now at folder 20. It is a promotion picture of Martin Luther King Jr. Compliments of WENN radio and we’re saying this would be 1963, a major year in Birmingham for both WENN and Dr. King. WENN radio was still an AM…

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Hampton Sides, author of “Hellhound on His Trail” (published 2010, Doubleday), the stalking of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the international hunt for his assassin. Interviewed by phone while Friedman was on the air, so callers are part of the…

Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth.jpg
Fred Lee Shuttlesworth (b. March 18, 1922; d. October 5, 2011) - founder, Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR) in 1956. Major organizer and activist of the Birmingham Civil Rights Movement with Dr. Martin Luther King. Pastor, Bethel…

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Interview with Rev. James Bevel (b.Oct 19, 1936, d. Dec 19, 2008), major leader of the 1960 Civil Rights Movement in Birmingham, Lieutenant of Dr. Martin Luther King.

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Rick Upshaw was born and raised in Chattanooga and is a graduate of Howard School. Rick Upshaw was also a talented singer and was quite an expert at piano and organ. He began his musical studies at the Ken Keese Studios in Chattanooga and studied as…
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